ESL & ABE
Our English as a Second Language (ESL) and Adult Basic Education (ABE) classes will support you with the skills you need to reach your potential and thrive in the classroom, in the workplace and in the community.
English as a Second Language
In our free English as a Second Language (ESL), we help our students build the skills they need to thrive in the classroom, workplace, and community.
In our ESL classes, students learn in a supportive classroom environment where they can gain confidence in speaking, reading, and writing in English.
West Town - Erie St
West Town - Superior St
Adult Basic Education
Adult Basic Education classes build on the foundation laid in our ESL program. Available for free and offered fall, winter and spring, classes focus on reading, writing and math skills to prepare you for a GED program and continued education.
Our free 12-week citizenship course can prepare you for the naturalization exam and interview. Come learn alongside others on the path toward citizenship and gain the knowledge in US history and civics as well as reading and writing skills you need to succeed.
Classes are currently offered in both English and Spanish on a quarterly basis.
Build connections in the community and help others develop language and literacy skills by participating in a conversation group with students in our ESL or ABE classes.
If you are looking for 1-on-1 or small group tutoring/teaching volunteer opportunities, please check out our Community Literacy program.
Sign your team up to participate in a conversation group with our students, using interactive questions and prompts to build connections and develop language skills in the process.
Ideal Commitment: 2–3 hours